David H.


David H.

Tutor

Portland, OR 97209

Will travel 20 miles

$50 per hour.

5.0 1 ratings

Academic Professional with Counseling Experience

As an academic professional, that currently works in a college setting advising students I am a strong proponent of education. In working with college students, who ranging in their academic level, from AA degree to graduate degree I very much appreciate the difference of each individual. I have worked as a student services adviser, academic coach, tutor and manager of online program and am very diverse in my professional advising experience.I believe that good tutoring, and therefore acade... [more]


Vocabulary


Microsoft Excel

I have used excel in a variety of business settings over the course of my professional career. Most noted was when I was running online programs for a university and had to write custom formulas to manage attendance and retention of students. I've often been called upon in teams to develop excel spreadsheets to manage complex tasks, and feel extremely comfortable in this software.


General Computer


Microsoft Word


Microsoft PowerPoint


English


Psychology

I am a Career/Success Coach. I have a BA in Communication Studies. My MA in Psychology is in progress.


Proofreading


SAT Reading


Study Skills

The ability for a individual to strategically approach a subject in a way that maximizes learning comprehension. Having worked in higher education I have spent thousands of hours with students advising them on study skills. In addition as my professional experience as a life coach I worked with hundreds of clients over the phone, seeking to devise means to make them more efficient. I believe that these same time management strategies can also be used in study skills.


Career Development

I have education in Counseling Psychology which includes classes in assessment and career theory. I also had a year long internship at UC Berkeley as a Career Counselor. I have professional experience and training offering career advise to students within variety of academic settings.


College Counseling

I've worked in the field of higher education for over eight years, holding positions in academic advising, counseling, admissions, and financial aid. I am well versed with the college system, have an understanding of how the transfer process works, and able to assist students in a variety of needs. I've worked with students at a variety of educational levels, from those just starting their associates to those that are about to complete their doctoral degree. In addition to my professional experience, I also hold a Master's degree in Counseling with a specialization in College Student Service. This enables me to have a deeper understanding of the field, your needs and work with you to meet the variety of challenges facing students in higher education today.


Macintosh

I was lead TA in college to a professor in providing Mac support skills, ranging from software install to video uploads. Within my current professional position, working for a University, I am lead IT support for campus staff, professors and students. I will assist students in understanding Mac software, install or any troubleshooting tasks that may arise.